The Agility Team GB training days for
2015 have been announced
Hayley Laches will be taking over from June Bass as head of the BAA.
The 2014 Eastbourne show in October has been cancelled.
There will be a new date for their May 2015 show.
OTHER NEWS & INFO
Places & Spaces
Thinking of starting agility and trying to find a club,
moving to a new area or
some extra private tuition? These clubs and events have spaces available.
Cold Noses Fun Dog Agility (Lancs)
North Derbyshire DAC (Derbys)
Dig It Dogs (Ches)
Warehill Agility Group (Beds)
– PAWC Italy UK Team NewsThe IMCA / PAWC GB Team came home from Italy with an
amazing 14 podium places including 3 x Golds. Report to follow.
Yippee yi aye!
Foal Farm Animal Rescue is putting on an unaffiliated agiity
show and fun pet show to raise funds to rebuild their Main Kennel block for dogs like
who were dumped there recently.
Kennel Club Advice on Social Media
The Kennel Club has issued advice
to people using Facebook and other social media platforms to discuss issues concerning
Kennel Club-based activities such as breeding, competing with and judging dogs. It
Keep Fit with Fido
The WBSDS and
BSDA are planning to send a team to next years BSD World Championships in the Czech
Republic on 7-10 May 2015. The selection day will be held on 12
October at Sandbourne House near Pershore (Worcs)
another Kennel Club initiative - a quirky calorie counter and guide to dog sports. But
are they including all those bacon baguettes at shows and cakes at training?
Neil Ellis is doing a charity sky dive for Bowel Cancer on 26 September. He's hoping
to raise at least £400 in the next three weeks. AS we say at Agilitynet, 'Happy
It was the first year that FAB had qualified to send a GB Team to the
International Federation of Cynological Sports (IFCS) World Championships and no one
knew what to expect. In the end they came home from
with two Gold and three Bronze medals.
Hayley Laches will take the helm of the British Agility Association (BAA)
organisation from June Bass on 1 September. Some things will remain the same but she
also has lots of ideas for making BAA shows even better. For all those who compete or
are interested in competing at BAA shows, could you please spare a few minutes to
complete this survey.
Kennel Club Council News
The minutes of the Liaison Council meeting on 17 July are now available online. They're
kinda long but worth a read.
Those jolly 'I've Qualified
for Crufts' car stickers are back for 2015. If you have qualified in agility, YKC,
flyball, obedience or breed etc. you can obtain one from Agi
litynet by sending an SAE
to 38 Northolme Road, London N5 2UU. They are free but if you send a voluntary donation
to the KC Charitable Trust, we'll send you two stickers - one for your car and the
other for your dog van.
There is no better way to measure your achievement than by comparing like to like. The
number of breed and special interest agility leagues is growing.
List of Leagues
Start here to find a league of your own.
If there isn't a league for you and your dog, find some like-minded people and set one
up. They're good fun.
Agility Terrier League
The Terrier League Final 2014 was held at Dog Vegas, Thetford
on the 21 June. Well done to the all the winners.
This year's 2014 Senior League is in full swing with almost 300 members. If you are 55 or over,
there's still time to enter the 2014 League. Do
it now. You're not getting any younger.
& Schnauzer X Agility League
When successful Schnauzer handler Jo Plevin realised the Schnauzer League was no longer
running, she decided to set up a new one.
QUALIFIERS & FINALS
There's an extra 'fun
run' qualifier for every
Grade level now, not just the Advanced dogs. You
can find a qualifier to suit you by using the Qualifiers button on the Show Diary
page. Don't be shy. Go for it.
So Jump & Twist Pairs
Following 10 exciting heats held at shows across the country, the final of The Just
So Jump & Twist pairs took place at Tag Summer Show in Uttoxeter.
TTQ is a new team event for three dogs per team for dogs of all sizes.
Heats will be held throughout 2015 with two teams from each heat qualifying for the
Brillo International Bounce
Congratulations to all the partnerships who have
qualified for the Brillo International Bounce Final to be held at the Blenheim show on
for one Brit, four of the top five qualifiers at the Pembrokeshire by The Pond
show hailed from Wales. And the judge was Welsh, too. Once again the ladies reigned at
Heat 8 at the Pet Show at Stoneleigh Park with only one man qualifying for a place in
the final. You'll be able to spot him. He's the man with a collie!
, was the winner of Heat 7 at the Rugby Champ show. The rest of
results are here.
The Animal Health Co Classic
It was good to see Welsh
handlers featuring in the Animal Health line up of
Heat 7 at the Welsh KC Champ show which was won by Bonnie Quick.
KC Olympia 2014
Not long to go until the Semi
Finals of the KC Agility Stakes at the KCI Festival. Here
the latest and maybe the last published list of Olympia
qualifiers though it could still change in the next few days if anyone else pulls out.
Congratulations to everyone who has qualified for
this year's final on Sunday, 6 July at Scotland's National Game Fair at Scone
Agilitynet site has really helped me in the past to find training courses for me to
attend. I have done training courses all over the country and thoroughly enjoyed them.'
Events added in the last two weeks.
Some of the latest arrivals are previewed here but there are many more looking
for active homes.
You can now add potential agility
dogs direct. It's a faster service and still free to rescue organisations and private
individuals! Another new features is a Google map so you can see where the
dog is located. Wales may not be THAT far away for the right dog!
but it's not be practical to list ALL the schedules available here for space reasons so
we've opted for those that we've received in the last two weeks. The shows in
red are closing this week so hurry hurry if you want to enter. Schedules can now be
downloaded direct from the
Show Diary page.
A Grade Change Form is available via a link on the front page of iSS
Attention: Show Organisers
Click here to input your essential show details
onto the iSS Show Diary.